International

Welcome to the International Department - providing practical support, training, information and advice to law firms and legal professionals working abroad, or exploring international opportunities.
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Legal Services in Vietnam: an interview with the British ambassador

The Law Society speaks with Ambassador Giles Lever about the contribution legal services have made to Vietnam’s rapid growth and the growing opportunities for English and Welsh firms.

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English Law Day Forum in Kyiv - Opportunity for UK law firms

Join us for a seminar and reception on 23 March 2017

Invitation: Day of UK Professional Services in St. Petersburg on 16 February

Join the UK Department for International Trade at the British Consulate-General in St. Petersburg to promote English and Welsh legal services. 

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Launch of Pro Bono Legal Service clinic for London's Chinese Community

On 12 January 2017, the Law Society of England and Wales supported the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers’ Chinese New Year reception in Chancery Lane. The reception was to launch UKSCL’s Pro Bono Legal Service, which will be located at the London Chinese Community Centre.

Join the Law Society's trip to China to explore 'Belt and Road' opportunities, 24-26 November

We invite members to register interest in joining a UK delegation to participate in two high-level events on the legal opportunities offered by China’s Belt & Road initiative in Beijing from 24-26 November. 

All North Asia and the Pacific

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Have your say on the modernisation of the EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement

The European Commission’s DG Trade is consulting on the modernisation of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Mexico.

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Market visit to Latin America - Register now

The British & Colombian Chamber of Commerce is organising a trade mission to Colombia, Peru and Chile.

All Americas and Caribbean

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Legal Services in Vietnam: an interview with the British ambassador

The Law Society speaks with Ambassador Giles Lever about the contribution legal services have made to Vietnam’s rapid growth and the growing opportunities for English and Welsh firms.

Law Society Deputy Vice President Christina Blacklaws to speak on Privacy and Legal Professional Privilege, 1st of December

Christina will speak on the just limits of governments in the UK, Europe and India to track and record the digitial activities of businesses and indivduals.

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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Click on the link below to see a list of the International department's activities for 2016.

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